Surveillance (Triumph album)

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Surveillance
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Studio album by Triumph
ReleasedJuly 27, 1987 (1987-07-27)
RecordedFebruary–July 3, 1987 at Metalworks Studios, Mississauga, ON
GenreHard rock, Glam metal
Length45:26
LabelMCA
ProducerTriumph, Thom Trumbo
Triumph chronology
The Sport of Kings
(1986)
Surveillance
(1987)
Edge of Excess
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Surveillance is the ninth studio album by Canadian hard rock band Triumph, released July 27, 1987 (see 1987 in music). The album was recorded at Metalworks Studios, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. This is the last Triumph album to feature Rik Emmett until his return to the band in 2008.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Rik Emmett, Mike Levine & Gil Moore, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Prologue: Into The Forever (instrumental)" 1:01
2."Never Say Never"Emmett, Levine, Moore, Sil Simone3:36
3."Headed For Nowhere"Emmett, Levine, More, Rick Santers6:07
4."All The King's Horses"Emmett, Levine, Moore, Steve Morse1:47
5."Carry On The Flame"Emmett, Levine, Moore, Dave Tkaczuk5:14
6."Let The Light (Shine On Me)" 5:33
7."Long Time Gone" 5:10
8."Rock You Down" 3:57
9."Prelude: The Waking Dream (instrumental)" 1:13
10."On And On" 3:49
11."All Over Again"Roger Freeland, Joe Pizzulo3:57
12."Running In The Night"Emmett, Levine, Moore, Mark Baker, Erik Scott3:51

Personnel[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • John Roberts – newscast on "Carry on the Flame"
  • Steve Morse – acoustic guitars on "All the King's Horses" and electric guitars on "Headed for Nowhere"
  • Dave Traczuk – synthesizer, keyboards, programming
  • Greg Loates – percussion, programming, effects, producer
  • Hugh Cooper – sound effects, research, engineer
  • Joel Feeney – backing vocals
  • Joel Wade – backing vocals, chant, choir, chorus
  • Paul Henderson – backing vocals, chant, choir, chorus
  • Ross Munro – choir, chorus, chant
  • John Alexander – choir, chorus, chant
  • Noel Golden – choir, chorus, chant

Production[edit]

  • Thom Trumbo – producer
  • Ed Stone – mixing
  • Bill Kennedy – engineer
  • Christopher Pritchard – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Brett Zilahi – digital remastering
  • Alex Andronache – studio coordinator
  • Dave Dickson – technical consultant
  • Dean Motter – illustrations, cover art
  • Louie Mann – art direction, concept, design
  • Adamoff – cover art concept

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Canada July 28, 1987 MCA
United States July 28, 1987 MCA
United Kingdom August 1, 1987 MCA
Japan August 1, 1987 AIRMAIL
Canada October 3, 1995 TCD
United States April 12, 2005 TRC
United States May 16, 2005 Castle
United Kingdom May 23, 2005 TRC
Canada September 2, 2005 Magada
Japan September 2, 2005 JVC
Japan March 7, 2008 Airmail

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1987 "...Long Time Gone" Pop Singles 65
1987 "Let the Light (Shine on Me)" Canadian Pop Singles 82
1988 "Never Say Never" Canadian Pop Singles 39

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